Dental Medicine

Dental Medicine

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...and increase the formation of saliva. Being regarded as tonic, alterative, stimulant and nervine, they are employed in cases of debility, more especially where the phosphates are deficient, as they possess the therapeutic properties of phosphorus. Therapeutic Uses. The different sulphites of lime, soda, and potassa, are employed in intermittent and malarious fevers, typhus fever, smallpox, and other exanthematous diseases, pymmia, dyspepsia, neuralgia with nervous depression, anaemia, for which affection they are combined with iron and quinine; diphtheria, cystitis, phthisis, etc., etc. Externally, the sulphites are efficient as local applications (especially the sulphites of soda), in gangrenous and other ulcerations, diseases of the skin, etc. One or two ounces to the pint of water form a stimulant and deodorizing lotion, which is promotive of healthy action. Dose. Of the hypophosphites, gr. iij to gr. xv, three times a day, in syrup. Dental Uses. The hypophosphite of lime is the most eligible salt, but the different sulphites are often administered together, in the form of a syrup. Where there is nervous depression, as a result of trigeminal neuralgia, the hypophosphites prove serviceable. The hypophosphite of lime is recommended in the case of delicate children, where there is reason for believing the phosphate of lime, or the lime salts generally of the teeth, are deficient in quantity. CALENDULA--CALENDULA. MARIGOLD. Source. Calendula is a well known garden plant, sometimes growing wild, with a peculiar and rather disagreeable odor, and a bitter, rough, saline taste. Both the leaves and the flowers are employed. Medical Properties and Action. It is slightly stimulant, dia phoretic, antispasmodic, sudorific, and emmenagogue, but is...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658841X
  • 9781236588418